Fig Variety Details

General

Variety
LSU Scott's Black
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Average Overall Rating

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NPGS ID
AKA

Fantasia, Fantazia, LSU Black, LSU Scotts Black, Scott's Black, Scotts Black

Variety Strains
Description

An OFFICIAL LSU release.

A premier berry-molasses flavor fig, late ripening.

This red to dark purple fig is one of the most outstanding figs. The flavor is excellent. Has better shelf life than most varieties. Well adapted to South. Plant in full sun in well drained soil.  Figs will grow in sandy as well as clay soils.  A good container plant for your deck or patio.  Self-fertile.  Height 10 to 20 feet.

Pedigree
Condit Monograph

n/a

Family
TBD
Sub Family (New)
Type
Common
Collection
LSU (Official)
Non-Carica
N/A
Availability
Excellent
Availability Rating

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Beginner
Excellent
Beginner Rating

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Origin
Louisiana, US

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Main Crop

Main Season
Mid-Late
Main Earliness Rating (5=early, 1=late)

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Main Yield
Average
Main Yield Rating

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Main GDD
Main Ripening Days
Main Primary Flavors
Berry, Honey, Molasses, Fruity
Main Additional Flavors
Main Primary Flavor (New - In Process)
Main Secondary Flavor (New - In Process)
Main Flavor Notes (New - In Process)
Main Flavor Rating

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Main Fruit Size
15-30g
Main Seed Crunch
Moderate
Main Seed Crunch Rating (1=none-little, 5=heavy)

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Main Skin Thickness
Average
Main Eye Opening
Closed
Main Eye Opening Rating (1=large/open, 5=tight)

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Main Eye Description
Main Fruit Drop Resistance
Average
Main Fruit Drop Resistance Rating

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Main Split Resistance
Average
Main Split Resistance Rating

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Main Rain Tolerance
Average
Main Rain Tolerance Rating

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Main Uses
Dried, Fresh
Main Additional Notes

Breba Crop

Brebas?
Yes
Breba Yield
Breba Yield Rating

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Breba GDD
Breba Flavor (Difference from Main)
Breba Primary Flavor (New - In Process)
Breba Secondary Flavor (New - In Process)
Breba Flavor Notes
Breba Ripening Days
Breba Fruit Size
Breba Seed Crunch
Breba Skin Thickness
Breba Eye Opening
Breba Eye Description
Breba Fruit Drop Resistance
Breba Split Resistance
Breba Rain Tolerance
Average
Breba Uses
Breba Additional Notes

Climate

Vigor
Average
Vigor Rating

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Cold Hardiness
In Ground Zone
8+
Produces After Die-back
Average
Produces After Die-back Rating

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Lignified Wood Winter Survival Rating

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Rooting Ease
Average
Rooting Ease Rating

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Container Adaptable
Average
Container Adaptable Rating

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RKN Resistance
Average
RKN Resistance Rating

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FMV Resistance
High
FMV Resistance Rating

Average Rating:(1)

Additional Notes

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